Wood mulches can also contribute to acidity of your soil.
Adding mulch around your camellias (Camellia sp.) helps prevent the growth of weeds and keeps the roots of your camellia moist. However, certain types of mulches remove nitrogen from the soil and. One of the most important gardening considerations is the maintenance of a good mulch, and when it comes to camellias, it is equally important.
Mulching the surface of the soil around the camellias can help keep the soil cooler and hold moisture. In addition, mulch can help eliminate weeds.
Oct 18, When and How to Mulch. A camellia should have at least 3 inches of mulching to protect the moisture level in the soil. Since they have shallow roots, they need good drainage. It's best to raise the bed about 10 inches above the normal soil, and add the mulch on top of this. With proper mulch, you shouldn't need to remove it before stumpclear.barted Reading Time: 1 min.
Jan 16, Mulch around your camellia. Mulching will help keep moisture in the ground and it will keep the soil cooler on hot summer days. In addition, mulch will help keep weeds at bay. Use whatever mulch you have readily available but don't pile it more than a few inches high, no matter what you 93%(48).